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					“Economics and Management of Intellectual Property Rights„
University of Bologna
8 June - 12 June 2009

Summer School

Objectives The Summer School on the Economics and Management of Intellectual Property Rights intends to promote research in the field of intellectual property systems and intangible assets, by encouraging the work of Ph.D students and post-doc researchers regarding strategic, economic and financial aspects of IPRs. The Summer School is organized by the Department of Management of the University of Bologna and by Alma Graduate School, with the support of the European Investment Bank. Programme The Summer School will combine lectures and seminars by internationally renowned scholars with presentations of working papers or research proposals by Ph.D candidates and young scholars on issues related to the economics and strategic management of IPRs. Seminars will address the following topics:
> Patents and innovation > Innovation and IP strategy > The role of IPRs in open and distributed innovation > Patents and knowledge flows > Markets for technology and licensing > New ventures creation and patent strategies > Venture capital and innovation financing: the role of IPRs > Patenting business methods > The valuation of financial patents > The valuation of patents through real options > The analysis of patent data: survey-based methods > The analysis of R&D and innovation: econometric issues

Lecturers
> Gautam Ahuja, > Stefano Breschi, > Paola Giuri, > Stuart Graham,
University of Michigan Bocconi University

Scientific Committee
> Federico Munari, > Raffaele Oriani, > Salvatore Torrisi,
University of Bologna LUISS Guido Carli University of Bologna

University of Bologna Georgia Institute of Technology Maastricht University

> Maurizio Sobrero,

University of Bologna

> Jacques Mairesse, > Myriam Mariani, > Federico Munari, > Raffaele Oriani, > Ammon Salter, > Salvatore Torrisi, > Stefan Wagner,

Bocconi University University of Bologna

LUISS Guido Carli

Imperial College London University of Bologna Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

> Reinhilde Veugelers,

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

General info Venue
The Summer School will take place in Bologna, at Alma Graduate School, from 8 June -12 June 2009. Accomodation for participants will be provided at the Residenza degli Studi Superiori of the University of Bologna. The School will admit 25 participants. It will be geared toward Ph.D students or post-doc researchers from all over the world, studying topics related to economics and management of innovation and intellectual property. Applications should include: > The applicant’s CV, including an outline of her/his research interests and current status/affiliation. > An abstract (max. 2 pages) of the paper to be presented. Papers should address topics in the fields of economics and management of innovation and IPRs. Applications should be completed electronically at the website: www.evpat.unibo.it Deadline for submission of applications: April 24th 2009

Admission Requirements

Tuition Fees Further info

350 Euro, for accommodation expenses at the Residenza degli Studi Superiori. Please visit the website www.evpat.unibo.it

The Summer School on “Economics and Management of Intellectual Property Rights” is organized by the Department of Management of the University of Bologna and by Alma Graduate School, within the EVPAT (The Economic Valuation of Patents) project, financed by the European Investment Bank.